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Tiger Woods had five substances including THC in system during DUI arrest Tiger Woods had five substances including THC in system during DUI arrest
- August 15, 2017

The 14-time major championship victor pleaded guilty to reckless driving last Wednesday, after not appearing himself in court, and will enter a diversion program for first-time DUI offenders with the opportunity to clear his record upon completion. (more...)
Match Reaction: Watford (3) - Liverpool (3) Match Reaction: Watford (3) - Liverpool (3)
- August 15, 2017

Liverpool rallied and Roberto Firmino levelled from the penalty spot after debutant Salah was fouled, with the Egypt global then edging the visitors ahead only for Britos to pounce from a late corner and give Marco Silva a positive first outing as Watford boss. (more...)
Mark Clattenburg says Gary Cahill was wrongly sent off against Burnley
- August 15, 2017

The Republic of Ireland worldwide - fresh from scoring a wonder goal in Saturday's opening day victory at champions Chelsea - has agreed a deal running until June, 2019 with the option of a possible further 12 months. Did Gary Cahill deserved to receive a straight red card for this tackle on Steven Defour in Chelsea's 3-2 defeat by Burnley? "Thankfully it sat up nicely and ended up in the back of the net". (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr. sees championship in Giants' future Odell Beckham Jr. sees championship in Giants' future
- August 15, 2017

He was Newsday's football writer covering the Jets and Giants, as well as the NFL, from 1989-91. Beckham's rise to prominence is in large part due to his ability to make seemingly impossible catches look routine, including a stunning one-handed grab in the end zone in 2014 during a national broadcast on Sunday night. (more...)
Celtics Schedule 2017-18: C's Featured In 34 Nationally Televised Games Celtics Schedule 2017-18: C's Featured In 34 Nationally Televised Games
- August 15, 2017

The NBA just released its full regular season schedule on Monday, so let's take a deeper look to see which teams have hard stretches and arguably the most hard schedule in the NBA . 11, marking the Celtics' first regular season game in London. George travels back to IN on December 13 for the first time since the Pacers surprisingly dealt him to Oklahoma City. (more...)
We Can Do Better, Klopp Tells Liverpool We Can Do Better, Klopp Tells Liverpool
- August 15, 2017

Liverpool visit the Rhein-Neckar-Arena tonight without the injured Philippe Coutinho , Adam Lallana and Daniel Sturridge with the want-away Brazilian plus fresh set-piece problems at Watford on Saturday casting a shadow over the start of their campaign. (more...)
Coutinho's Barcelona transfer saga not on Klopp's mind
- August 15, 2017

After all, the first leg of Liverpool's Champions League qualifier is on Tuesday and then it's back to the league on Saturday. They will not be asking where all the people are: The 25,000 capacity arena in nearby Sinsheim, where Hoffenheim have played since 2009, will, of course, be full. (more...)
Late equaliser denied Liverpool win at Watford
- August 15, 2017

Liverpool goalkeeper Danny Ward wants to have crunch talks with manager Jurgen Klopp over his future at the club after being left out of the squad which faced Watford on Saturday, according to a recent report. "I had no time to think about it today because that's how it is with all other players who are not available", he added. Conceding that Klopp appears "a down to earth, nice guy", Barton worries about the effect his "prancing up and down the touchline [has for Liverpool ]". (more...)
I've been treated like a criminal - Costa I've been treated like a criminal - Costa
- August 15, 2017

Costa would rather take the bath that comes with skipping out on his contract than train in London . If I'm off, I'm going to the club I want to go to - not the club that's paying the most'. If I'm off, I'm going to the club I want to go to - not the club that's paying the most'. But Hayward said: "You can blame this cultural structural issue at Chelsea that is always there, but in this instance I think there is an individual causing problems that aren't there". (more...)
Jurgen Klopp impressed by young Hoffenheim manager Julian Nagelsmann
- August 15, 2017

The game, which was the Reds opening league match of the season, was dominated by speculation over star man Philippe Coutinho's future following the rumor that he had handed in his transfer request earlier in the week. "I will answer questions but I'm not in the auto, on the way to this press conference, thinking 'if they ask this question, what can I say?' because I have to think about the (training) session in a few minutes". (more...)
Liverpool to sign Napoli star to replace Philippe Coutinho
- August 15, 2017

Liverpool's Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho delivered a match-winning performance to help his club win the Premier League Asia Trophy against Leicester City on Saturday. "I would say yes, we need to be happy with this", added the Reds boss, sounding more like he's trying to convince himself than the supporters. " We created two or three chances to score and this is the way we have to carry on and play ". (more...)
Antonio Conte Set to Increase Chelsea Summer Spending Following Defeat to Burnley
- August 15, 2017

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will also be without Eden Hazard and new signing Tiemoue Bakayoko due to injury and those are just the start of his problems. My aim is to try to improve my players, to try to improve my team. Starting on the bench as Conte continue to reward Michy Batshuayi for excellent pre-season form, Morata took just ten minutes to open his Chelsea account - and thus immediately diverging from the Fernando Torres narrative - adding an assist and a disallowed goal not ... (more...)
Protest held in Toronto over violence at Charlottesville white supremacist rally Protest held in Toronto over violence at Charlottesville white supremacist rally
- August 14, 2017

Co-organizer Anne Rubenstein, who came to Canada from the USA, said she wasn't sure how many people would turn up when she put the message out on social media. His attorney general, Jeff Sessions, said earlier Monday that the violence in which a vehicle plowed into a group of counter-protesters, killing one person, "does meet the definition of domestic terrorism in our statute". (more...)
Kenyan Drake Suffers Potential Head Injury After Helmet-to-Helmet Hit Kenyan Drake Suffers Potential Head Injury After Helmet-to-Helmet Hit
- August 14, 2017

Drake was helped to the locker room, needing assistance from an athletic trainer, and did not return to the field. Head coach Adam Gase did not give an update to Drake's potential injury following practice. If Cutler does not play, Matt Moore will get the nod. Drake also returned 13 kickoffs in 2016 as he averaged 30.5 yards per return. Ajayi was the fourth-leading rusher in the National Football League last season with 1,272 yards. (more...)
Tottenham handed huge blow ahead of season opener against Newcastle Tottenham handed huge blow ahead of season opener against Newcastle
- August 14, 2017

Trippier, 26, limped off during the game against the Serie A champions after sustaining an ankle injury and he departed Wembley on crutches with a protective boot on his right foot. Christian Eriksen bagged Tottenham's second goal in the 52nd minute when he ran onto Dele Alli's pass, evaded Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and slotted home. (more...)
Arsenal chiefs convinced deal close for Mesut Ozil
- August 14, 2017

The Sun says Ozil is giving the impression that he is preparing to accept the £225,000-a-week on offer. The report also claims that Ozil's agents have been trying to find him a move, but with no luck, which means he will now stay with the Gunners. (more...)
Lukaku's first ever Manchester United goal celebration made football fans very angry Lukaku's first ever Manchester United goal celebration made football fans very angry
- August 14, 2017

United's £75million record signing struck in each half at Old Trafford to set United on the way to a convincing 4-0 win which was wrapped up in the latter stages by Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba . The two share a strong bond ever since, and when the Serbian felt he wasn't valued enough by Conte, he wanted to join Mourinho again. "We have to rest well because we have a very important game on Sunday against West Ham ", Matic said. (more...)
Bryce Harper injured his knee during an awkward play at first base Bryce Harper injured his knee during an awkward play at first base
- August 14, 2017

Anybody who loves baseball does. Or Stephen Strasburg's fastball. It will be unlike recent matchups between the teams in the nation's capital. This is 2017, what might be Harper's penultimate season in Washington . "You had a team from the other coast that's not coming back anymore". Now they wanted him to get back up at Nationals Park. Bob Gibson pitched with what turned out to be a broken leg. (more...)
Lucas Perez's Agent Hopes for Striker's Deportivo Return Lucas Perez's Agent Hopes for Striker's Deportivo Return
- August 14, 2017

Arsene Wenger signed the striker following a prolific 2015-16 season which saw Perez score 17 goals in 36 games for Deportivo . A £10.9m transfer back to the Riazor is on the cards, but the two clubs are yet to agree terms, leaving Lucas - excluded from Arsenal's squad for the 4-3 opening-night win over Leicester City - in limbo. (more...)
Man City sign Austria Wien striker Larry Kayode Man City sign Austria Wien striker Larry Kayode
- August 14, 2017

Brazilian £10.7million midfielder Douglas Luiz, right-back Pablo Maffeo, midfielder Aleix Garcia and Colombian winger Marlos Moreno have all signed loan deals with the Spanish club. Pep Guardiola has sent a full squad, though Kyle Walker has been given permission to miss the trip for personal reasons. City's dominating 2-0 victory over Brighton on Saturday evening shows that Guardiola could be beginning something special in his second term at the helm. (more...)
Arsene Wenger praises his team's spirt after stunning comeback Arsene Wenger praises his team's spirt after stunning comeback
- August 14, 2017

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez will miss their first two Premier League games of the season after picking up an abdominal strain in training, manager Arsene Wenger said on Wednesday. German giant Bayern Munich is also reported to be interested in signing Sanchez, with Carlo Ancelotti keen to add the former Barcelona forward. Unless that changes, and I can't see it, then Sanchez will see out his year. (more...)
Chargers hope to have Mike Williams available in October Chargers hope to have Mike Williams available in October
- August 14, 2017

The report further states that the Chargers want Williams to practice in September, but Los Angeles is being cautious. Unfortunately, Williams has no say in the matter as he deals with a herniated disc in his back, but doctors now say he could potentially return in October after using the first few weeks of the regular season (and current training camp time) to train and get his body right for the rest of the National Football League season. (more...)
The problems facing Antonio Conte and Chelsea after Burnley defeat The problems facing Antonio Conte and Chelsea after Burnley defeat
- August 14, 2017

Incredibly, bookmakers wasted no time in significantly shortening the Italian's odds to get the sack as "Chelsea-in-crisis" chatter engulfed social media sites. A heroic performance against Harry Kane and co. will strengthen the case for his services being retained. 'Can Chelsea navigate the transfer tightrope again? The opening day defeat follows a frustrating summer for the Italian who has seen a number of primary transfer targets move elsewhere as the Blues have failed to bring in the ... (more...)
Ronaldo hogs headlines as Real beat Barca 3-1 in Clasico Ronaldo hogs headlines as Real beat Barca 3-1 in Clasico
- August 14, 2017

The 32-year-old pushed referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea in the back before heading off the pitch, meaning he could earn a longer suspension that would keep him out of Madrid's opening games of their LaLiga title defence. After an underwhelming 2016/17 campaign, in which United finished sixth and scored just 54 league goals, the Red Devils looked far more potent upfront with Lukaku, Rashford, Juan Mata and Henrikh Mkhitaryan combining well. (more...)
Former Arkansas Head Coach Frank Broyles Dies at 92 Former Arkansas Head Coach Frank Broyles Dies at 92
- August 14, 2017

In 1973, Broyles was named athletic director, a title he held until 2007 . "The thoughts and prayers of the entire Razorback nation are with his wife Gen, his children and the entire Broyles Family". His 1964 team - featuring Jerry Jones and Jimmy Johnson as players - went 11-0 and was awarded the national championship by the Football Writers Association of America. (more...)
Sergio Busquets urges Barcelona to make signings after Real Madrid defeat Sergio Busquets urges Barcelona to make signings after Real Madrid defeat
- August 14, 2017

Madrid did very well on the break. "One day yes and another as well against Barcelona ". "Signings? I don't believe we have to, based on this result alone, but we have to make signings no matter what". Valverde will be hoping that the players the club are hoping to bring in, most notably Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele, will be part of the squad before the transfer window closes, otherwise Barcelona's chances of getting the better of Real Madrid , when it comes to honours next ... (more...)
Liam Payne and Zedd film music video on London streets Liam Payne and Zedd film music video on London streets
- August 14, 2017

Video footage taken by fans watching the impromptu gig showed 23-year-old Liam , dressed in a black jacket and dark jeans, passionately singing into a microphone and dancing around as shocked onlookers gathered in a circle around him. Get Low climbed to number 31 in last Friday's (11Aug17) official United Kingdom chart. Dozens of people posted videos and pictures of the performances on social media yesterday. (more...)
The 18 Man Utd players who scored on their Premier League debuts
- August 14, 2017

Former Chelsea forward Hernan Crespo has tipped Manchester United to win the title, as he feels manager Jose Mourinho will be the difference. It could be the transfer that tips the battle for the Premier League title United's way. (more...)
EPL: Arsenal Set to Open Season against Leicester Tonight EPL: Arsenal Set to Open Season against Leicester Tonight
- August 14, 2017

In the 75th minutes, also came in Theo Walcott to replace Danny Welbeck . Chile global Alexis Sanchez finished as the north London club's top goal-scorer last season after a return of 24 goals in 37 games. "Our character is the best ingredient in our game tonight". Find us on Facebook too! Arsenal continued to dominate possession in the second half, only to concede a another goal in the 55th minute, when Vardy redirected a Riyad Mahrez corner kick past home goalkeeper Petr Cech. (more...)
NBC announces all-star broadcast booth for Georgia's trip to Notre Dame NBC announces all-star broadcast booth for Georgia's trip to Notre Dame
- August 14, 2017

Here's who will be calling games for the Fighting Irish this season. The Sept. 9 game with Georgia and October 21 meeting with longtime rival USC are scheduled for prime time. Tirico also is the host of NBC's Sunday-night NFL football pregame show, has been the host of its Triple Crown horse racing coverage and last football season did play-by-play on a half-dozen NBC-produced regular-season NFL Network telecasts. (more...)